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Beenome-mania: how will the honey bee genome project help beekeepers?

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Bee World Vol.86 (2) 2005 pp.25 - 26
Article Title Beenome-mania: how will the honey bee genome project help beekeepers?
Author(s) Jay D Evans
Abstract Thanks in large part to their agricultural importance and potential to inform human medicine, honey bees recently joined an elite group of animals. They are among the first insects whose entire genomes have been unveiled before the prying eyes of scientists. The results from this ongoing project promise to aid bee management and breeding.
Keywords honey bees, Apis mellifera, genome project, DNA, genes, beekeeping
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